High rise window cleaning and safety inspections is a dangerous business often left for those with an appetite for adrenaline and nerves of steel.
Yet the job must be done and recent safety efforts have continued to increase the safety for those involved in this industry. With newer technology continuously been made available it has provided companies the opportunity to continue to improve their company’s operational efficiency and better a company’s existing producers i.e. work safety plans. Window cleaning inspection is vital to ensure such a high risk job can be undertaken safely.
Working at such heights dramatically increases statistical evidence that something may or will go seriously wrong. According to the Government body Safe Work Australia, falls from heights are a major cause of death and injury in Australian workplaces. On average, around 26 workers fall to their deaths each year and nearly 8,000 others are injured.
“On average, around 26 workers fall to their deaths each year and nearly 8,000 others are injured in Australia.”
As such it’s vital that companies create and abide to thorough safety plans and preventative procedures. Although regulations do their best at creating safe workplaces, A recent argument arose around certifying and tagging building anchors, much like electrical power boards are and tools must be inspected, test and tagged. By doing so, this not only ensures the current safety of high rise workers but begins to create a log of safety reference which can be examined to ensure the safety of workers in the future. Having rigorous safety standards is also another attractive element for building maintenance officer to be inclined to use your service.
Investing in your workers safety is only a small fee considering the consequences if ignored. Implementing a digital safety plan reassures employees that their employer is continually investing in methods and tools to improve their safety.